21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
4
Nice, France
— 1 night
5
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
6
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
7
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
8
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
9
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
10
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
11
Akrotiri, Greece
— 1 night

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, thentake an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, and finally take a stroll through Red Light District.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam sightseeing app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Amsterdam is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Amsterdam. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November; daily highs in Amsterdam reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Zandvoort aan Zee
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

1
night
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take a peaceful walk through Sonian Forest, thencontemplate the long history of Grand Place, and then wander the streets of Place St. Gery.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Brussels travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Sonian Forest ©
Sonian Forest
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Place St. Gery ©
Place St. Gery

2
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, visit Île de la Cité, and then browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, thenwander the streets of Ile Saint-Louis, thenwander the streets of Le Marais, and finally contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Paris road trip website.

Take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November in Paris, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

1
night
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): don't miss a visit to Place Massena, enjoy the sand and surf at Castel Plage, and then wander the streets of Vieille Ville.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Nice sightseeing site.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Nice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in December: high temperatures in Nice hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Place Massena ©
Place Massena

2
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Mauritius, thensee the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and finally play a few rounds at Golf Club Matterhorn. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, thenfly down the slopes at Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and then take a memorable tour with Gornergrat.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Zermatt trip builder site.

Getting from Nice to Zermatt by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Tours Parks
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Old Town and Fraumünster Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Mt Pilatus and Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen. Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Lake Lucerne & Lion Monument). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Zurich day trip planner.

Drive from Zermatt to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 7th (Fri), take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, thensteep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thensteep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile, thenwander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, and finally take a stroll through Cannaregio.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Venice trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in December, you will find days in Venice are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 9:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

1
night
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Venice in December: highs in Florence hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Parks Beaches
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno ©
Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 10th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Colosseum, thenwander the streets of Trastevere, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, and then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rome driving holiday tool.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

1
night
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Athens trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Rome to Athens in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Rome in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Athens, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Temple of Olympian Zeus ©
Temple of Olympian Zeus

1
night
Akrotiri, Greece

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): stroll through Red Beach and then explore the ancient world of Akrotiri.

Plan a trip to Akrotiri easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Fly from Athens to Akrotiri in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Akrotiri can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santo Winery, Perivolos
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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri

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